Archive | October, 2012

Comodo: The Instagram Menu

16. October 2012

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While I can’t say this concept is completely original (a tonne of apps already do this), formalising this tactical idea for restaurants in leveraging hashtags on Instagram is brilliantly simple, low cost and provides an earned media platform almost instantly… So, just make the food look brilliant and don’t leave any hairs in there! If [...]

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Ideogenetic Machine: A Comic Book Installation

15. October 2012

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A tad weird, but cool all the same… The Ideogenetic Machine is an interactive application that incorporates portraits of participants into an algorithmically generated comic book in real time. The comic is created live through custom software using portraits of participants captured with the installations camera and matches it to a database of drawings by [...]

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Redbull: Human Powered Freerunning Machine

15. October 2012

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Here’s the latest piece of content from Redbull’s Parkour sponsorship of Jason Paul, this time, they’ve setup what’s been named a ‘Human Powered Freerunning Machine’… Which from my decryption is an engineered environmental dominos setup that sees Jason Paul run through various contraptions to the finish line. The video has racked up 5 million views [...]

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Nissan Altima: Water Projection Mapping Event

13. October 2012

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Nissan Canada have launched a multi-city water projection mapping event campaign to celebrate the new 2013 Nissan Altima, strategically timed with the Canada Day holiday. The 3D projecting mapping installation was experienced on a 120ft water wall pumped with 3300 litres of water per minute into the air to create the perfect screen for the [...]

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CinePrint: Lexus ES Interactive Video Print Ad

12. October 2012

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After doing a double take on this interactive print ad, I’m asking myself is this the world’s coolest and perhaps most innovative print ad or is the actually the complete opposite? My gut reaction is ‘super cool’ but then logic sets in and I’m wondering a few things… The first being, who’s reading a physical [...]

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Infographic: 1 Billion Facebook Users

10. October 2012

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Just 4 years ago, in 2008, Facebook had just 100 million users, last week we saw the release of their first ever ad campaign,Things That Connect Us celebrating the billion fan milestone. Here’s a nice infographic that summarises some of the facts behind this extraordinary platform: There have been 140.3 billion friend connections 219 billion [...]

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Nike: Live ‘Frozen’ Moment Art Installation

9. October 2012

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WOW. If this isn’t the coolest piece of ambient work I’ve seen in a while, I’d be scratching my head as to what would be… Check out this amazing ‘Live’ frozen moment from Nike’s ‘Jordan’ range of products for the new CP3.IV shoe, telling the story of how the new CP3 literally cuts through LA. [...]

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L’Oreal: The Next Level XBOX 360 App

9. October 2012

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L’Oreal have moved into the console gaming territory with ‘The Next Level’ XBOX 360 App, a personalised world of beauty, style and entertainment delivered right into the Xbox gaming console, complete with a participation based rewards program. The app includes things like a personal stylist, tips, forums, inspiration and even an educational style academy program… [...]

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Coca-Cola: The Dancing Vending Machine

9. October 2012

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Here is the latest ‘Happiness’ project from Coca-Cola, this time from Korea, where a huge interactive dancing vending machine was created, rewarding people who completed the tasks with free drinks, the harder the challenge the more free coke people scored! At first glance, it’s a pretty robust game, powered by a Microsoft Kinect with image [...]

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Wonderbra: The Ad ‘Decoder’ App

8. October 2012

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Wonderbra have just launched a very cool use of augmented reality meets image recognition, with their new ‘Decoder’ campaign… An iPhone app that allows users to ‘Decode’ print ads, outdoor and even YouTube videos, helping to undress the models in the ads, revealing their Wonderbra garments beneath. This X-Ray style is almost purpose built for [...]

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